Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

Dawn House School student wows guests at I CAN’s 125th Anniversary Launch Event

Sam Crowther, a Further Education student at I CAN’s Dawn House School, spoke to over 100 guests at the launch of I CAN’s 125th Anniversary in March. The event also launched the final phase of the Million Lost Voices appeal. Sam gave a moving presentation for five minutes bringing to life how challenging it is to live with a communication …

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Olly Bates is running for I CAN in the London Marathon – How it all started

It goes without saying (that like with all good ideas), my wife Annabel came up with the inspiration last October that I “should run the London Marathon”! Whilst I had been mulling over how to raise funds to support Meath School (that is run by I CAN), I had thought of rather unrealistic and over adventurous ideas which would have …

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Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist’s Bulletin reviewer gives I CAN’s Early Talkers box set 4 ****

The recommendations for Early Talkers, available from I CAN’s online shop, continue with a 4 star review in the latest issue of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists’ Bulletin magazine. Early Talkers, our best selling resource, is a set of three activity card packs for parents and practitioners to use with children between birth and five years. Providing over …

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A Reflection on Engage in Education by Su Vosper

Over the last two years I’ve been part of the I CAN team of advisors working on the Engage in Education project.   As a speech and language therapist, by background, it’s been a very different experience for me working closely with key workers and teaching staff to develop their practice whilst not working directly with the young people at risk …

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Why Communication Fascinates Me – Guest blog by Martha Webster, Communication Ambassador

I have been thinking a lot about where my interest with how we communicate started and I think it began with dealing with my own dyslexia whilst at university studying Fine Art Sculpture. I had received extra help in classroom and exams since age 11 but as I became interested in artists I began to become interested in myself and …

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